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PM defends gay marriage

David Cameron has defended his plan to legalise gay marriage saying 'I'm a great supporter of marriage'. MPs have backed the plan by 400 votes to 175 in the Commons yesterday.

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Tory MP: PM's political strategy undermined by rebels

Tonight's Conservative rebellion on gay marriage shows the Prime Minister's political strategy to rebrand or redefine his party was "inappropriate", according to a leading Tory MP.

Ministerial aide David Burrowes, one of the leading opponents of the plans to legalise same-sex marriage, said it was "unprecedented" for more than half the party to fail to support a Government Bill.

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